9º World Congress on Health Information and Libraries

Salvador, Bahia - Brazil, September, 20 to 23 - 2005


4th Regional Coordination Meeting of the VHL

September, 19 to 20 - 2005

P104 - Virtual Health Library - Oncology Uruguay

The VHL-O is a project of the Honorary Comission Fighting Against Cancer and is managed through ist Documentation and Information Cancer Center.
CDIC- Data base with the the CDIC collection. It has 1400 documents.
URUCAN- Uruguayan bibliography on cancer
ONCOLOGIC JOURNALS PORTAL. Give access to more than 380 titles of oncologic journals in full text.
EPIDEMIOLOGY IN CANCER. It has uruguayan numerical indicator of incidence and mortality and international statistics.
LIS-Health Information Locator. Contains information resources in oncology, available in Internet, with access to 800 regional and international sites.
DIRECTORY OF ONCOLOGIC INSTITUTIONS IN LATIN AMERICA. Specialized directory wich includes the responsible institution, address, URL, specialty and areas of action in 32 Latinamerican , Caribean  Spain and Portugal countries. 300 registries.
DIRECTORY OF ONCOLOGISTS. On-line national catalogue of oncologists and specialists in related areas.
NEWS AND EVENTS. Links to international, regional and national calendars.
INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS AND PUBLIC. Specialized area with frequently asked questions.
TOBACCO HABITS. In this topic tobacco habit is analized through the epidemiology, tobacco ingredients, addiction, risk groups, economical aspects and legislation.
NATIONAL LEGISLATION IN CANCER. Gathers law, decrets and departamental orders.
FULL TEXT BOOKS. Link to 400 specialized documents.
SHORT-DATED GOALS. Continous updated of the portals. Emphasis on the regional disemination of the VHL-O.
MIDDLE-DATED GOALS: Constant development in order to reach a regional thematic level.